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  • Community Health Unveils $3.3 Billion Bid for Tenet Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 11:07 AM ET
    Cancer Treatment

    Community Health’s offer for Tenet Healthcare is an effort to become a leader in the for-profit hospital sector, the New York Times reports.

  • Futures Trim Gains After Trade Deficit News Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 9:13 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures eased gains ahead of the open Friday after the U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected in October as investors focused on slowing U.S. demand.

  • Trading Possible Community Health-Tenet Deal Thursday, 9 Dec 2010 | 6:35 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders discuss Community Health's $3.3 billion play for rival Tenet.

  • Pisani: Wall St.'s Health Care Reversal, Pt. 2 Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | 10:37 AM ET

    While the historic health care vote dominated headlines, we are seeing weakness this morning out of Asia, where India's Sensex Index dropped 1 percent in response to Friday's quarter point rate hike. There's also weakness in Europe, as Greece is down another 3.2 percent on uncertainty about what, if any, support Greece may get with its debt crisis...

  • Pisani: Analysts' About-Face on Health Bill? Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | 4:33 PM ET

    Wall Street has done a bit of an about-face on health care reform in the past few weeks—while the Street for the most part is strongly opposed to the bill, analysts are increasingly pointing out potential positives in addition to negatives.

  • Health Care Bill Would Lift These Stocks: Analysts Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | 12:58 PM ET

    House Democrats are pushing to pass the health care bill as Pres. Obama seeks to rally recalcitrant congresspeople. Which stocks and sectors actually stand to benefit from the bill? Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, Jason Gurda, managed care analyst at Leerink Swann and Ralph Giacobbe, analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston offered their insights and investment recommendations.

  • Options Still Bullish on This Health Services Co. Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 1:52 PM ET

    Option activity is heating up for a second day in Universal Health Services, as investors look for the stock to rally over the next two months.

  • Farrell: What Did Ben Say? Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 11:18 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Time magazine's Man of the Year Ben Bernanke gave a speech this past weekend, and at first I thought he was defending the excessively loose monetary policy that led to the recent crisis.

  • President Barack Obama's health care overhaul cleared its second test in the Senate Tuesday. How is Washington action affecting stocks? Sheryl Skolnick, senior VP and health care analyst at Pali Capital, and Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, shared their insights.

  • Farrell: The Health Care Bill & Stocks We Like Monday, 21 Dec 2009 | 10:00 AM ET
    Healthcare coverage and the hastle of forms

    There is nothing in this bill that changes our views at Soleil regarding the health care stocks we have been recommending.

  • Obama Can’t Hurt This Health-Care Stock Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 7:51 PM ET

    Buy the IPO, Cramer says, because the company in an industry powerhouse.

  • The Government-Insurance Option Is Dead Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | 8:39 AM ET
    Presidential speech pedistal

    The day after President Obama’s impassioned speech for big-government health care, Wall Street bet heavily that the so-called government-insurance option he supports is dead.

  • Farrell: A Little Economic News and Some Stocks Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 5:02 PM ET
    Vince Farrell

    Economic news on Tuesday came early and left little impression. The news from overseas was actually more encouraging than the domestic variety

  • The "Big Bank Theory" Of Picking Stocks Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 1:33 PM ET

    CNBC's "Power Lunch" team asked some of the best and the brightest from America's big financial firms to list the most promising stocks. Strategists from Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Cowen & Co. and Deutsche Bank offered CNBC their stock picks.

  • Goldman’s Obama Bet Wednesday, 27 Aug 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    If Democrats pull ahead in the race for the White House the team at Goldman has a trade for you.

  • Healing Healthcare: Wall Street Winners & Losers Saturday, 28 Jul 2007 | 1:18 PM ET

    As the push for universal health care in the U.S. heats up on Capitol Hill, market experts say generic drug stocks and pharmaceutical distributors should perform well, while the hit to big pharma may not be as bad as some anticipate.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Heat Up On Monday Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 5:33 PM ET

    Mergers and acquisitions activity was brisk on Monday, giving stocks a lift as M&A deals spanned several industries, including energy, and added to optimism about the prospects for growth in both corporate profits and the U.S. economy.

  • Stocks closed solidly higher as investors took encouragement from more than $10 billion of announced acquisitions.  "We think the one-day drop of a week or so ago was way overdone," Bob Turner, chief investment officer at Turner Investment Partners, told CNBC.  "The trend that's been in place over the last several years of an upward bias to the market is still in place."

  • The deal, subject to Triad shareholder approval, tops a $4.7 billion agreement announced six weeks ago for Triad to be purchased by CCMP Capital Advisors and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, the private equity arm of Goldman Sachs Group.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 8:31 AM ET

    Merger madness is gripping Wall Street this morning and stocks, so far, are ready to sprint higher at the open. European markets are trading higher, and Asian stocks rose overnight, with a weaker yen helping lift Japan's Nikkei more than 1.6%.